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Scottish born



 The Linton Lassie is retired, but often short of time.


Mum of four. Grandma of five, Great Grandma of four.


Owns two dogs, a German Shepherd, and a Border Collie.




Resident in Australia for more years than she cares to remember.


Writes poetry for fun.


problems and thanks


Blog Posted:12/12/2011 6:35:00 PM
 This week lots of problems... Internet keeps dropping out. very frustrating. i would just like to congratulate all the winners of the various contests and thank all who commented on my efforts. I am rushing this before it all disappears again. cheers margaret
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  1. Date: 12/13/2011 4:33:00 PM
    Hoping your internet problems are soon resolved, Margaret. But in spite of all these annoyances, I'm sending best wishes, and do hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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  1. Date: 12/13/2011 9:18:00 AM
    Best wishes, Margaret! and Happy Holidays! Catie :)

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  1. Date: 12/13/2011 8:49:00 AM
    Smiles For You :)

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  1. Date: 12/13/2011 12:59:00 AM
    Awww. You are so very sweet, Margaret. It's hard to imagine the days prior to this invention of Al Gore, namely-THE INTERNET! ha ha. All in good humor. Have a very special holidays with you large crew of kids and grand kids and great grand kids...luv, Gwendolen

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  1. Date: 12/12/2011 8:57:00 PM
    sorry for your problems, Marg. And I sure enjoy seeing YOU in that picture. You have a very warm and friendly countenance!

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Dropping out
Date Posted: 1/3/2012 10:55:00 PM
Happy New Year
Date Posted: 1/2/2012 4:29:00 AM
problems and thanks
Date Posted: 12/12/2011 6:35:00 PM
A little bit of Twain
Date Posted: 12/3/2011 5:38:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
9/29/2014Spring haikuHaikunature,
9/26/2014West windTrioletautumn,
9/17/2014EverlastingSonnetbereavement,family,
9/16/2014I am a 4Quatrainnature,
9/11/2014EmbersEthereeage,
9/9/2014An Autumn NightRhymeautumn,
9/3/2014A Rare PlaceBlank versenature,
8/30/2014A River AlouetteRhymenature,
8/20/2014Reclaimed RecycledRhymeart,image,
4/21/2012Midnight PearlDizainlost love,
4/20/2012Haiku,flowers and hummingbirdsHaikunature,
12/5/2011Haiku-River SpriteHaikufantasy,
12/5/2011Silver StrandsSonnetmystery,places,silver,
12/3/2011How I Got StartedRhymeon writing and words,word
12/2/2011When the Rains ComeSedokanature,people,women,old,m
11/28/2011Despair, HopeDiamantehealth,
11/25/2011Seasons of LoveRhymelove,autumn,love,moon,
11/20/2011Robert Burns 1759-1796Coupleton writing and words,
11/19/2011Haiku-soundless in soft snowHaikunature,
11/15/2011Haiku SunriseHaikunature,
11/14/2011Glorious DawnQuaternnature,
11/13/2011Haiku doubleHaikunature,
11/12/2011Haiku SnowHaikunature,
11/11/2011A Dreamy DessertEpulaeryufood,
11/11/2011My Bonnie Wee BabeSonnetfor children,
11/8/2011The Fourth SeasonTetractysnature,
11/8/2011Wood Pigeon's NestLight Poetrynature,
11/7/2011sunsetHaikunature,
11/3/2011InspirationLight Poetryon writing and words,
10/31/2011Recipe for LifeEthereelife,
10/30/2011six baby ducklingsHaikunature,
10/26/2011ZetlandABCnature,places,
10/24/2011The SecretRhymechildhood,friendship,word
10/24/2011Bonfire NightLimerickanniversary,history,
10/23/2011Autumn DreamingVersenature,autumn,
10/15/2011Time to RetireRhymefriendship,life,time,
10/13/2011Monkey see Monkey doLimerickfunny,
10/12/2011Times PastRhymenostalgia,time,time,
10/11/2011Far DorochaBalladfantasy,dark,dark,
10/10/2011Guilty SecretLimerickfunny,
10/7/2011MirranRhymefantasy,
10/6/2011Wind ChimesAlliterationfunny,
9/30/2011Nature at WorkLight Poetrynature,
9/29/2011Ding Dong BellLight Poetryfriendship,people,
9/28/2011Peaceful MeadowVersehappiness,nature,
9/28/2011The Futility of WarRhymeloss,war,
9/28/2011Walk by the North SeaVersesea,
9/27/2011A Great WeddingRhymefood,funny,wedding,
9/26/2011The Kirk by the SeaCoupletnostalgia,religion,love,
9/25/2011Please Help the GuisersRhymechildhood,halloween,
9/22/2011Ice QueenVersenature,
9/20/2011Monet's Water LiliesCoupletart,
9/18/2011Land of ImaginationRhymefantasy,for children,
9/17/2011Skinny DippingRhymefunny,happiness,autumn,ri
9/17/2011Rhythm of the StarsDodoitsumusic,peace,
9/16/2011Feeding frenzyHaikunature,green,
9/15/2011Broken BrideRhymeimagination,girl,
9/14/2011UnspoiledVersenature,
9/12/2011Warm WoolRondeaupeople,
9/11/2011Unknown ThingsDodoitsutime,
9/10/2011HauntingCinquainmusic,
9/9/2011Spring in SeptemberHaikunature,
9/6/2011AbandonedLanternesad,
9/4/2011Artless FlowCrystallinenature,
9/2/2011My EaseRhymepeace,
9/2/2011Stormy NightRhyme royalnature,night,night,
8/31/2011A Warm ByreHaikumother,
8/30/2011Our CanalQuintain (English)nostalgia,
8/28/2011Boys BewareRhymefantasy,horse,
8/28/2011A Night in the BushSonnetnature,peace,night,night,
8/24/2011A New GrandsonLight Poetryhappiness,life,,Grandson,
8/22/2011From a B M WRhymeparody,
6/26/2010Nature’s LawI do not know?naturesilver,
6/7/2010God's Cathedral Ethereefaith
6/2/2010Grandmother's BroochSenryufamily
6/1/2010KoalaRhymeanimals
6/1/2010The DaintreeHaikunature
5/31/2010UnderstandingLanternefaith
5/23/2010A Small RespiteRhymelife
5/22/2010Quiet WoodsTerza Rimanature
5/22/2010New MeLimerickfunny
5/21/2010For PaulRhymebrother,death,loss,
5/20/2010The WordLanternehope,religion,
5/20/2010White PebblesTankanature
5/20/2010The Summer of Nineteen SixtyFree verselovesummer,summer,
5/19/2010A Piece of Cowboy FunRhymefunny
5/18/2010The Dark PoetRhymeangstdark,dark,
5/17/2010A Young Man's FancyRhymefunny,parody,romance,roma
5/16/2010Island Girl---senryuSenryupeople
5/14/2010Silver SceneHaikuseasons
5/11/2010The Maiden's AnswerQuatrainparodyme,me,
5/10/2010SpellboundFree verselove
5/8/2010A Queen's LoveI do not know?history
5/8/2010Sarah GraceCoupletdaughter
5/7/2010Unlucky SnakeLimerickanimals
5/7/2010A Wise FatherPantoumfather,son,weddingfather,
5/4/2010Breath of Angels-haikuHaikunature
5/3/2010The RoseRhymenature
5/2/2010My DadRhymefather
5/1/2010Singing a New SongSestinalost lovelonely,sad,

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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
Word SageFree versedevotion,friendship,hope,
Sonnet On My Threadbare LoveSonnethusband,lovelove,
MY KNIGHTI do not know?love,sensual,
My heart speaksFree verseart,passion
First LoveQuatrainchildhood,love,
A seed of poetryFree verseart,hope,life,on writing
Words Like Wine & WaterIambic Pentameterintrospection,on writing
The Home MakerRhymededication,work
NOCTURNEI do not know?,i love you,
How Kind Dawn Is Sonnetnature
The SandmanFree versedepressionme,
Oh Dear MoonIambic Pentameterintrospection,life,passio
The GoddessEnclosed Rhymefantasy
Deepening MornHaikunature
The Sea Hag and the Funky MonkeyQuatrainfantasy,imaginationdark,d
He AroseAcrosticfaith,holiday
A Poet's Happy DreamSonnetfantasy,happinessgreen,
Not a Tooraloora Loora .Rhymefantasy
From the BalconyFree versedepressionlife,
DOUBLE DELIGHTVersenature,seasons
The Tea Party For EmilySonnetcaregiving
My Mother's EyesFree verselove,mother
ONE TIMES ONE EQUALS ONEVersefaith,music,peopleprayer,
A Marriage of SeasonsPantoumseasonsdance,farewell,dan
Consider ThemDidacticfaith,inspirational,
TemptationRhymelove,love,me,
GratitudeRhymefaith,
Winter TidesRhymesea,
Cobblestones of QuicksandRhymelife,loss,satire,

Fav Poets

PoetCountry 
Broken Wings Canada Flag Canada Read
Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
jacqui topham United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Seeyam Brjmohun United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Travis Tapley United States Flag United States Read